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  1. UBC Contemporary Players conducted by Paolo Bortolussi
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Concert at the Belkin

with UBC Contemporary Players

PAST - Friday, April 8, 2016 at 2 pm

Once again, we are pleased to welcome the UBC Contemporary Players to the Belkin Art Gallery for a concert inspired by the exhibition Lalakenis/All Directions: A Journey of Truth and Unity. Led by Directors Corey Hamm and Paolo Bortolussi with support from Aaron Graham, this graduate and undergraduate student ensemble from the UBC School of Music will animate the Gallery for an afternoon program celebrating themes from the exhibition.

And on TUESDAY, APRIL 12 at 2:30 pm, please join us for a once-in-a-lifetime performance of Alexander Scriabin’s Complete Piano Sonatas, Nos. 1-10 performed by piano students of Corey Hamm.

All welcome. Admission is free.


Terry Riley, Cantos Desiertos (1993)
i. Francesco en Paraiso
ii. Canción Desierto
iii. Quijote
Tom Gamble (guitar), Van Le (violin)

Jaelem Bhate, Dial (2015)
Sarah Ellis (bassoon), Simeon Weststeijn (marimba)

Aram Bajakian, 5 Martyrs (2015)
1. Introduction
2. Ashkhen
3. Khosrovidukht
4. Hripsime
5. Tamar
6. Gaiane
Satoko Nagashima (flute), Joel Thomson (guitar)

Nikolai Kapustin, Piano Sonata No. 2, Op. 54, Mvmts. 1 and 2 (1989)
Andrea Tremblay-Legendre (piano)

Tōru Takemitsu, Toward the Sea (1981)
Satoko Nagashima (alto flute), Joel Thomson (guitar)

Steve Reich, Double Sextet (2007)
Kyran Assing (cello 2), Paolo Bortolussi (flute 1), Melody Chen (violin 2), Julia Chien (vibraphone 2), Ryan Esau (flute 2), Ellie Froese (clarinet 2), Aaron Graham (vibraphone 1), Corey Hamm (piano 2), Sarah Ho (violin 1), Laine Longton (cello 1), Andrea Tremblay-Legendre (piano 1), Sydney Titarenko (clarinet 1)

For further information please contact: Jana Tyner at,
tel: (604) 822-1389, or fax: (604) 822-6689